Suwannee Democrat


April 4, 2014

Learn how to identify the trees in your backyard

Live Oak —

The Sparkleberry Chapter meeting of the Florida Native Plant Society, will meet: 6:30pm, Tuesday, April 8th (the second Tuesday of the month), at Hatch Park in Branford (403 SE Craven St).

Directions: Once you have turned onto 247 in Branford, SE Craven St is the 7th block from 129 - make a right onto SE Craven St, Hatch Park is a few blocks down the road on the left. The Public is invited! 

Our guest speaker is Brian Cobble, Senior Suwannee County Forester with the Florida Forestry Service. Trees are the most conspicuous and best-known plants in man’s experience, join us and learn how to identify some of them.

The purpose of the Florida Native Plant Society is the preservation, conservation and restoration of native plants and native plant communities of Florida.

For more information contact: President: Betsy Martin,, 386-719-0467, or Carol Sullivan,

Sparkleberry Chapter website is accessed through the main Florida Native Plant Society webpage,, left side of main page.

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